Cash Cab, the trivia show that tantalized with the magnificent possibility you might get into a New York City cab late at night and discover an exciting televised surprise rather than a stranger’s vom, is returning to television.
Chuck Barris, the character who created The Dating Game, The Gong Show, and a pile of other game shows from which our current contest-heavy TV lineup is directly descended, has died at 87.
As part of television’s ongoing efforts to cause viewers grave emotional distress by way of game shows, Fox will air yet another random game show, this time based on the music recognition app Shazam.
The game show is on the rise, according to my coworker and cultural analyst Kate Dries, and far be it from Christina Aguilera to stay off that train. This year, the singer will executive-produce a Spike TV game show called Tracks, in which contestants will be required to name a song based solely on hearing its…
Jeopardy!—the ideal show for a weeknight drinking game with your parents—has suddenly determined that Canadians may no longer compete in its battle of mind and wit. This new regulation is curious since host Alex Trebek holds dual U.S. and Canadian citizenship.
There are so many things wrong with this incorrect Wheel of Fortune puzzle guess that it’s mind-boggling.
Schadenfreude: Everyone wants it, but not everyone can have it all the time. Tonight, however, I present you with a video of such shameful proportions that you will delightedly press play again and again as you cringe inwardly for the Price Is Right model who ruined the entire show by accidentally giving away a…
Family Feud in Australia might need some help coming up with new ideas for their survey questions.
You know what never gets old? People completely losing their shit after winning huge sums of money on game shows. The latest addition to the genre is this middle school teacher, who's just the third person to take home Wheel of Fortune's million-dollar bonus prize.
America, meet your new queen: her name is Julia Collins, and if she wins her 20th consecutive round of Jeopardy tonight, she'll sit alone as the second-winningest player in Jeopardy history.
America, too exhausted from tracking the daily activities of thousands of Real Housewives to come up with its own novel ideas for shows, is importing another British concept next season: a show called Sex Box. No verbal trickery here — the show literally involves people having sex in a soundproof box on a soundstage…
Of course that's his favorite book — how couldn't it be; look at that kid!
And now I'm going to tell you exactly how to get onto The Price Is Right.
Last week we got excited for The Choice, the show that's basically The Voice meets The Bachelor meets The Dating Game. The concept: Celebrities sit in chairs, with their backs to potential dates, and pull a "love handle" to turn around if they like what they hear. Today, the stars involved have been announced, and…
Women: Are they stupid or what? At least, that's the gist of a groundbreaking new game show in the country of Georgia called Women's Logic, which challenges teams of men to guess what wrong answer scantily-clad women will select in response to multiple choice quiz questions. I'm already having fun!
On Moment of Truth, a new "game show" on the Fox network, contestants are strapped to polygraph machines and forced to answer deep, personal questions submitted by the people who know them best. If they tell the truth, they get a half-million dollars to split with the spouse or girlfriend who presumably leaves them in…